The Orthodox Nationalist: Western Economic Support for the USSR, 1925-1989


Matt Johnson discusses:

  • Western investment in the USSR in the 1920s;
  • NATO assistance to the USSR in the 1940s and 1950s;
  • American technical transfers to the USSR in the 1970s and
    1980s.


By: Fr. Matthew Raphael Johnson


Matthew Raphael Johnson is a scholar of Russian Orthodox history and philosophy. His research interests focus on Russian political theory and religious ideas, concentrating on the central role of nationalism, Eurasianism and the Orthodox tradition as forms of rebellion against globalism and liberalism. His Orthodox Nationalist podcast series is available here.

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